“Hideous” Brooklyn building OK’d to stay despite locals’ complaints, 750 Lexington gets makeover with new tenant Sephora … and more

July 31, 2013 05:00PM

1. Rental at 40 Bond on the market for $19,000 a month [Crain’s]
2. Building site at East 12th Street in Homecrest, Brooklyn, that locals call “hideous” gets OK to continue construction [Brooklyn Daily]
3. Sephora to take 7,000 square feet at Levi’s at 750 Lexington Avenue [NYP]
4. Hudson Yards giving teens their own four-block playground [DNAinfo]
5. Silverstone to launch construction on mixed-use building at 490 Myrtle Avenue just a week after informing neighbors [DNAinfo]
6. How to make a rent vs. own analysis without bias [Business Insider]
7. Twelve percent of married folks say home renovations led them to consider divorce: POLL [HuffPo]